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Wayland varsity footballs defensive line arranges in front of Ashlands offensive line. Football is one of the many WHS teams that has been affected by the recent weather conditions.

Fall weather intercepts WHS fall sports season

Bella Schreiber September 22, 2023

Imagine an athlete arriving to school in an outfit every player on the team coordinated, and excitedly waiting all day for the upcoming game. As the day progresses, it’s noticeable that the temperature...

Senior Xande Santos and junior Alex Crawford have joined MLS NEXT, a pre-professional soccer league. Due to contract and Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) restrictions, the two are unable to play for the Wayland boys varsity soccer team this season.

MLS NEXT: Two Wayland soccer players shoot towards professional

Jenny Shine, Annika Martins, and Tasha Janoff September 21, 2023

Senior Xande Santos and junior Alex Crawford have spent hours on the soccer field, balancing their school work and practice schedules within the limited hours of the day. Now, their dedication has been...

WSPN’s Jeffery Zhang discusses his thoughts on why Novak Djokovic is the greatest tennis player of all time.

Opinion: Novak Djokovic is the greatest tennis player of all time

Jeffery Zhang September 20, 2023

Novak Djokovic has cemented himself as the greatest tennis player of all time. You can forget Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, because this Serbian tennis player just won his fourth U.S. Open. His recent...

WSPNs Chloe Zilembo and Emma Zocco share their thoughts about the lack of players on the WHS field hockey team this year.

Opinion: Field Hockey’s fading flame at WHS

Chloe Zilembo and Emma Zocco September 13, 2023

This year, with only 24 players combined on the junior varsity and varsity teams, the Wayland High School Field Hockey program has the smallest roster since Shelly Fraser started coaching 23 years ago. ...

WSPNs Bella Schreiber discusses Wayland High Schools golf team and its new coach: seventh grade science teacher Brian Reddington.

WHS golf team goes for an ace with new coach Brian Reddington

Bella Schreiber September 11, 2023

This season, the Wayland High School 13-person golf team is bringing Wayland Middle School seventh grade science teacher Brian Reddington to the course as thier new coach. Reddington started playing...

WSPN shares information about every 2023 fall sport, the captains and the key players that were selected by coaches and fellow teammates.

Fall sports preview

Sasha Libenzon and Jenny Shine September 9, 2023

Fall sports are back. Below is some information about each sport, the captains and key players to watch as identified by coaches and players. Boys Soccer After three scrimmages, the boys varsity soccer...

Senior Ava Balukonis commits to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for rowing. “It felt like the right fit for me,” Balukonis said. “I am so excited for what’s next.”

Ava Balukonis: A future Tar Heel

Tina Su September 7, 2023

Senior Ava Balukonis glides across the water, wind behind her and boats on either side. To her, this is the ultimate feeling. Starting with Wayland-Weston Crew in the spring of her freshman year, Balukonis...

WSPNs Jeffery Zhang discusses the football Saudi League and its impact on the future of football.

Opinion: The Saudi Arabian League is the end of Football

Jeffery Zhang September 6, 2023

The rising popularity of the Saudi Arabian Football League signals an end to a golden era of football. Professional football players are signing deals with Saudi Pro League clubs at an unbelievable rate....

From Tuesday, June 6 to Sunday, June 11, The Wayland-Weston crew team competed in the USRowing Youth National Championships in Sarasota, Florida. One of the four-person boats that competed consisted of (from left to right) senior Riley Reynolds, sophomore Sadie Batista, junior Ava Balukonis and sophomore Jackie Stjernfeldt. “We made some huge improvements in the days leading up to racing and I’m super proud of our performance,” Batista said.

Wayland-Weston crew rows its way through Youth National Championships

Bella Schreiber June 16, 2023

On Tuesday, June 6, the Wayland-Weston crew team traveled to Sarasota, Florida, to compete in the 2023 USRowing Youth National Championships. Both the boys and girls teams competed, and each had more than...

WSPN’s Jeffery Zhang reflects on Daniil Medvedev’s losses at the French Open.

Opinion: Is Medvedev’s French Open loss part of a curse or a mentality?

Jeffery Zhang June 13, 2023

The Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev crashed out of the 2023 French Open in just the first round. An unorganized, disjointed and seemingly disheveled Medevedev came off the same court for the seventh...

Three athletes on the varsity track and field team qualified for the MIAA Meet of Champions meet at Fitchburg State University. Captain junior Elena Mente competed in the pole vault, junior Daniel Narvaez raced in the 800 meter run and sophomore Caitlin Heus-Smith participated in the long jump and triple jump.

WHS track sends three athletes to All-States

Sasha Libenzon June 12, 2023

The Wayland High School track and field team sent three athletes to the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Meet of Champions. The meet had athletes from all over the state and took...

Captain senior Deirdre Brown cradles the ball as a Whitman-Hanson player defends her.

Girls lacrosse beats Whitman-Hanson in playoffs

The Wayland varsity girls lacrosse team had a successful season ending with a 16 win and four loss record. On Monday June 5, the Warriors hosted Whitman-Hanson Regional for the round of 32 of the MIAA...

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